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Newsweek Media Group promotes Valencia to Deputy World Editor Telemundo’s new series double premiere delivers big ratings Telemundo hires Francisco Suárez as EVP of Primetime Realities KRIV hires reporter Maria Salazar Gómez joins AccuWeather as bilingual weather broadcaster
 
Newsweek Media Group promotes Valencia to Deputy World Editor

Newsweek Media Group promotes Valencia to Deputy World Editor

Robert Valencia has been upped to a managerial position at Newsweek Media Group – just six months after joining the company as a writer and night editor for Newsweek. He is now Deputy World Editor, assisting in the supervision of five reporters who cover international breaking news and in-depth reporting. “This promotion is proof that […]

Telemundo’s new series double premiere delivers big ratings

Telemundo’s new series double premiere delivers big ratings

Telemundo borrowed a page from its highly successful 2016 multi-premiere strategy last night to boost its primetime ratings – and it has paid off. The network debuted two new series – “Al Otro Lado del Muro” at 9 pm ET/PT and Super Series “Enemigo Intimo” at 10 – outperforming Univision by 15% (797,000 vs. 694,000) […]

Telemundo hires Francisco Suárez as EVP of Primetime Realities

Telemundo hires Francisco Suárez as EVP of Primetime Realities

Former longtime Univision entertainment exec Francisco “Cisco” Suárez is moving over to rival Telemundo as Executive Vice President of Primetime Realities and Specials, a newly created position. He’ll be based in Miami and report toTelemundo Networks President Luis Silberwasser. Suárez previously served as SVP of Special Events for Univision Communications Inc. In this new role, […]

KRIV hires reporter Maria Salazar

KRIV hires reporter Maria Salazar

Maria Salazar has joined the Fox-owned KRIV in Houston as a weekday general assignment reporter. She started the new gig this week, reporting for the station’s 5 pm newscast. Salazar moved to Houston from independent station WFMZ-TV in Lehigh Valley, PA., where she spent a little over two years as a reporter for 69 News. […]

Gómez joins AccuWeather as bilingual weather broadcaster

Gómez joins AccuWeather as bilingual weather broadcaster

Marvin Gómez has started a new job as bilingual weather broadcaster at AccuWeather’s Global Headquarters in State College, PA. He’ll be responsible for creating on-air weather presentations for multiple markets in the United States, Mexico, South America and the Caribbean. Gómez previously spent a year as an MMJ at Entravision-owned WVEN-TV in Orlando, where he […]

Newsweek Media Group promotes Valencia to Deputy World Editor

Newsweek Media Group promotes Valencia to Deputy World Editor

23 February 2018

Robert Valencia has been upped to a managerial position at Newsweek Media Group – just six months after joining the company as a writer and night editor for Newsweek. He is now Deputy World Editor, assisting in the supervision of five reporters who cover international breaking news and in-depth reporting. “This promotion is proof that […]

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Telemundo’s new series double premiere delivers big ratings

Telemundo’s new series double premiere delivers big ratings

22 February 2018

Telemundo borrowed a page from its highly successful 2016 multi-premiere strategy last night to boost its primetime ratings – and it has paid off. The network debuted two new series – “Al Otro Lado del Muro” at 9 pm ET/PT and Super Series “Enemigo Intimo” at 10 – outperforming Univision by 15% (797,000 vs. 694,000) […]

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Telemundo hires Francisco Suárez as EVP of Primetime Realities

Telemundo hires Francisco Suárez as EVP of Primetime Realities

22 February 2018

Former longtime Univision entertainment exec Francisco “Cisco” Suárez is moving over to rival Telemundo as Executive Vice President of Primetime Realities and Specials, a newly created position. He’ll be based in Miami and report toTelemundo Networks President Luis Silberwasser. Suárez previously served as SVP of Special Events for Univision Communications Inc. In this new role, […]

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KRIV hires reporter Maria Salazar

KRIV hires reporter Maria Salazar

21 February 2018

Maria Salazar has joined the Fox-owned KRIV in Houston as a weekday general assignment reporter. She started the new gig this week, reporting for the station’s 5 pm newscast. Salazar moved to Houston from independent station WFMZ-TV in Lehigh Valley, PA., where she spent a little over two years as a reporter for 69 News. […]

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Gómez joins AccuWeather as bilingual weather broadcaster

Gómez joins AccuWeather as bilingual weather broadcaster

15 February 2018

Marvin Gómez has started a new job as bilingual weather broadcaster at AccuWeather’s Global Headquarters in State College, PA. He’ll be responsible for creating on-air weather presentations for multiple markets in the United States, Mexico, South America and the Caribbean. Gómez previously spent a year as an MMJ at Entravision-owned WVEN-TV in Orlando, where he […]

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CBS News promotes Campa to Deputy Bureau Chief in Dallas

CBS News promotes Campa to Deputy Bureau Chief in Dallas

13 February 2018

Maryhelen Campa has landed a big promotion at CBS News. A Los Angeles bureau producer for the past 12 years, Campa has been named Deputy Bureau Chief for the CBS News Southern Bureau, based in Dallas. “This promotion is a goal I’ve had for quite some time. I’m looking forward to the new challenges,” she […]

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Vélez named News Director of RCN Radio's La FM

Vélez named News Director of RCN Radio’s La FM

13 February 2018

Luis Carlos Vélez has returned to his native Colombia, where he has been named News Director of RCN Radio’s La FM. He’ll also be on the air weekday mornings from 5 to 10 am with “La FM con Luis Carlos Vélez,” starting Monday, February 26. He’ll be dividing his time between Bogota and Miami. Vélez […]

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LBI Media hires Valls as GM of WGEN

LBI Media hires Valls as GM of WGEN

12 February 2018

Nicolás J. Valls is the new General Manager of Miami’s WGEN – the first to lead it as an Estrella TV station since LBI Media bought it for $11 million in January. WGEN is scheduled to start its run as Estrella TV network on March 1, 2018. Valls previously worked for the now defunct MundoMax […]

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Veronica Villafane

I'm an Emmy award-winning journalist, who's worked as an on-air reporter in Spanish and English-language television news. In addition to running Media Moves, which I founded in 2007, I'm a regular contributor to Forbes, writing about Hispanic media and entertainment. I am also a freelance writer, reporter and producer. I've worked for Univision, Telemundo, CNN en Español and Los Angeles Fox and UPN stations before diving into a convergence model at the San Jose Mercury News, later becoming a digital media manager. I was president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists from 2004 to 2006, and inducted into the Hall of Fame in August of 2016.
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